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Nike’s Kaepernick Ad Set to Air on N.F.L.’s Opening Telecast
Sep06

Nike’s Kaepernick Ad Set to Air on N.F.L.’s Opening Telecast

According to NYTIMES.COM, any questions about whether Nike might quickly back away from its decision to embrace the polarizing quarterback Colin Kaepernick amid threats of a boycott and criticism from President Trump dissipated on Wednesday when the company released a two-minute advertisement narrated by him and announced plans to have it run during the N.F.L.’s first telecast of the regular season. The ad, called “Dream Crazy,”...

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Nike Unveils Colin Kaepernick Protest ‘Just Do It’ Ad
Sep04

Nike Unveils Colin Kaepernick Protest ‘Just Do It’ Ad

Colin Kaepernick on Monday unveiled a new Nike ad — and it is powerful. In the ad, the former NFL quarterback is looking at the camera, and printed over the image is: “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. #JustDoIt.” Social media was alive almost immediately with a mixture of those who loved the move by Nike and supported it, and others who hated the ad and called for a boycott of the...

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Melissa Harville-Lebron Becomes The First African American Woman To Own A NASCAR Team
Feb28

Melissa Harville-Lebron Becomes The First African American Woman To Own A NASCAR Team

Women have been setting the standard through many business ventures throughout the years, and Melissa Harville-Lebron is no different. Her plan to scare her sons out of taking up the hobby of racing cars only led her to become the first African American woman to own a team licensed by NASCAR. According to Black Enterprise, Harville-Lebron’s experience with racecars began when she took her sons to a NASCAR experience event at Charlotte...

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JUST IN: The Cleveland Indians will stop using their Chief Wahoo logo on game jerseys and caps starting in 2019.
Jan30

JUST IN: The Cleveland Indians will stop using their Chief Wahoo logo on game jerseys and caps starting in 2019.

JUST IN: The Cleveland Indians will stop using their Chief Wahoo logo on game jerseys and caps starting in 2019.

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A new bill would reportedly force the Indianapolis Colts to offer refunds to anybody offended by a player kneeling during the national anthem.
Jan03

A new bill would reportedly force the Indianapolis Colts to offer refunds to anybody offended by a player kneeling during the national anthem.

A bill authored by an Indiana lawmaker would reportedly force the Indianapolis Colts to offer refunds to any ticket purchasers who are offended because a member of the team kneels during the national anthem. Such legislation, which effectively imposes a fine if private citizens express a political viewpoint the state disapproves of, violates the Constitution’s promise of free speech. As the Supreme Court explained in Boos v. Barry,...

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WATCH: Colin Kaepernick received the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy award (Introduction by Beyonce)
Dec07

WATCH: Colin Kaepernick received the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy award (Introduction by Beyonce)

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